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…As the World marks Seafarers Day The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, (NIMASA) has joined the rest of the world in commemorating the International Day of the Seafarer with the Director General, Dr. Dakuku Peterside averring that there...

A disection of shipping issues

Agencies and the Challenges of Implementing Executive Order at Ports

As government agencies set out to implement the executive order introduced at the nation’s ports to ensure ease of doing business, they are confronted with the challenges of providing 24-hour services with the poor port access roads, security implication, among others, writes Francis Ugwoke For the Nigerian ports and indeed users, the executive order recently issued by the federal government...

MKO: Lagos Declares June 12 Public Holiday

*As group calls for national unity The Lagos State Government has declared today, June 12, as public holiday in the state in honour of late Chief MKO Abiola who won the June 12 1993 presidential election that was later annulled by the military administration. The holiday is to mark the celebration...

How Dr Peterside is Repositioning NIMASA, Maritime , Economy

Despite that Dr Dakuku Peterside became the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) just over a year ago, he has nevertheless enunciated measures that have repositioned the organisation and made it to have a more positive...

Senate to Intervene on High Interest Rate by Banks

• May peg interest rate if banks refuse to introduce affordable rate The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki Sunday said the Senate will discuss the issue of high interest rates charged by commercial banks with the Central Bank of Nigeria. In an interactive session...

Dakuku Identifies Relevance of Seafarers in Maritime Sector

…As the World marks Seafarers Day The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, (NIMASA) has joined the rest of the world in commemorating the International Day of the Seafarer with the Director...

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SON Tasks SMEs to Embrace Standardisation

The Director-General of the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) Mr Osita Abolma has urged operators of Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) as well as agricultural firms located in Delta State and environs, to leverage on the new office established by the agency in the state. He said this was is the only way in which the efforts made in establishing...

Maersk Gibraltar Becomes Largest Vessel to Call Pipavav

WMN….On June 16, the 10,100 TEU Maersk Gibraltar arrived at APM Terminals Pipavav in India, marking both the first call of Maersk Line’s ME1 Service to the facility and a new record for the largest vessel ever to call Pipavav Port. Built...

NUPENG Raises Alarm on Apapa Gridlock, Says Fuel Scarcity Imminent

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) Thursday lamented over the gridlock being suffered by motorists using Apapa-Wharf road in Lagos as a result of the construction work on the access road. Chairman on the South-west...

Nigeria, Ghana to Sign MoU on Cabotage Implementation

In continuation of its quest to make Africa compete favourably with other maritime nations in the world, the Federal Government through the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) is set to provide support to the Ghana...

IBB Supports Restructuring of Nigeria, Cautions Against Hate Speech

Former Military President, Gen. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (rtd) has joined other well meaning Nigerians in calling for the restructuring of the country in which states will be given more powers. Babangida...

Dakuku Identifies Relevance of Seafarers in Maritime Sector

…As the World marks Seafarers Day The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, (NIMASA) has joined the rest of the world in commemorating the International Day of the Seafarer with the Director...

SON Tasks SMEs to Embrace Standardisation

The Director-General of the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) Mr Osita Abolma has urged operators of Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) as well as agricultural firms located in Delta State...

Maersk Gibraltar Becomes Largest Vessel to Call Pipavav

WMN….On June 16, the 10,100 TEU Maersk Gibraltar arrived at APM Terminals Pipavav in India, marking both the first call of Maersk Line’s ME1 Service to the facility and a new record for the largest...

Dakuku Identifies Relevance of Seafarers in Maritime Sector

…As the World marks Seafarers Day The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, (NIMASA) has joined the rest of the world in commemorating the International Day of the Seafarer with the Director...

NUPENG Raises Alarm on Apapa Gridlock, Says Fuel Scarcity Imminent

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) Thursday lamented over the gridlock being suffered by motorists using Apapa-Wharf road in Lagos as a result of the construction work on the...

Nigeria, Ghana to Sign MoU on Cabotage Implementation

In continuation of its quest to make Africa compete favourably with other maritime nations in the world, the Federal Government through the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) is...

How NPA MD is Combating Corruption, Boosting Revenue at Ports

The current Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) , Hadiza Bala Usman has justified the confidence reposed in her by President Muhammadu Buhari , which informed her appointment as she...

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